You would love overloading which is what many other languages like Java
have. Methods/subprocs are unique not only by their name but also the parms
they pass.

Obviously that doesn't help you, but thought I would let others know what it
is called in other circles.

Aaron Bartell

On Fri, Aug 29, 2008 at 11:53 AM, tim <tim2006@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:


I have a the following coded subproc:

P WriteDiff b

D WriteDiff pi

d fieldchange 10 const

d value 80 const


lgfldch = fieldchange;

lgvalue = %trim(value);

write rlog;


P WriteDiff e

Is there a way to do this that no matter if I pass a character or numeric
defined field, the subproc would work.

So, both of these would work.




Writediff('number' : number);

Writediff('Text' : text);


I am thinking that I would pass a pointer rather then the value, but not
sure how I would code this.


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